New News information at Wood Based Panels New and updated information from News listed on http://www.wbpionline.com http://www.wbpionline.com/ en-us http://www.wbpionline.com/ New News information at Wood Based Panels http://http//www.wbpionline.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Fast and ultrathin: Dieffenbacher delivers THDF plant to Guangxi Lelin http://www.wbpionline.com/news/fast-and-ultrathin-dieffenbacher-delivers-thdf-plant-to-guangxi-lelin-200618-6212462 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/fast-and-ultrathin-dieffenbacher-delivers-thdf-plant-to-guangxi-lelin-200618-6212462 A state-of-the-art THDF plant producing ultrathin boards primarily for use by furniture makers will be built by Dieffenbacher for Guangxi Lelin Forestry Development Co Ltd in China by June 2019. Wed, 20 Jun 2018 06:48:04 GMT Timber industry could face “£1 billion Brexit bill” if UK leaves customs union http://www.wbpionline.com/news/timber-industry-could-face-1-billion-brexit-bill-if-uk-leaves-customs-union-6212441 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/timber-industry-could-face-1-billion-brexit-bill-if-uk-leaves-customs-union-6212441 The UK timber industry faces a potential “Billion pound Brexit bill” if Britain leaves the EU customs union the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has said in a statement. Wed, 20 Jun 2018 06:41:04 GMT Chinese straw-based particleboard specialist orders fourth plant from Dieffenbacher http://www.wbpionline.com/news/chinese-straw-based-particleboard-specialist-orders-fourth-plant-from-dieffenbacher-6172335 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/chinese-straw-based-particleboard-specialist-orders-fourth-plant-from-dieffenbacher-6172335 For the fourth time in four years, Chinese straw-based particleboard specialist Wanhua Ecoboard has ordered a straw-based particleboard plant from Dieffenbacher. The Greenfield project at the Tonglin site in the Anhui province is scheduled to start production in December. Thu, 31 May 2018 10:31:42 GMT Sterling OSB and Social Bite help homeless with accommodation http://www.wbpionline.com/news/sterling-osb-and-social-bite-help-homeless-with-accommodation-6172330 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/sterling-osb-and-social-bite-help-homeless-with-accommodation-6172330 Norbord has supplied 11 packs of its market-leading SterlingOSB to help a pioneering Scottish charity build accommodation for the homeless in Edinburgh. Thu, 31 May 2018 10:30:17 GMT Kronospan opens Design Center in new cosmopolitan business area of Warsaw http://www.wbpionline.com/news/kronospan-opens-design-center-in-new-cosmopolitan-business-area-of-warsaw-6129843 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/kronospan-opens-design-center-in-new-cosmopolitan-business-area-of-warsaw-6129843 Kronospan, leading producer of wood based panels and value added products for the interior design, furniture and construction industries, has opened a new showroom in the heart of Warsaw, in the new cosmopolitan business area overlooking the famous Grzybowski Square. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:44:04 GMT Duratex resumes operation in Itapetininga due to market recovery http://www.wbpionline.com/news/duratex-resumes-operation-in-itapetininga-due-to-market-recovery-6129835 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/duratex-resumes-operation-in-itapetininga-due-to-market-recovery-6129835 The recovery of the Brazilian economy has become evident with the decision of Duratex to resume its Itapetininga operation. In 2015, the largest Brazilian company in the sector decided to temporarily suspend the production of MDF and MDP at this plant due to the slowdown in the construction and furniture sectors. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:42:59 GMT Australia’s OSB imports continue to rise http://www.wbpionline.com/news/australias-osb-imports-continue-to-rise-6126184 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/australias-osb-imports-continue-to-rise-6126184 Australia’s consumption of sheathing material, especially OSB has grown strongly in recent years, faster in fact than the rate of housing growth would suggest, reports Wood Market Edge, IndustryEdge’s monthy publication. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:22:41 GMT Sonae Industria’s 2017 sales results down 4.1% compared to previous year http://www.wbpionline.com/news/sonae-industrias-2017-sales-results-down-41-compared-to-previous-year-6123000 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/sonae-industrias-2017-sales-results-down-41-compared-to-previous-year-6123000 Consolidated sales turnover of Sonae Industria, manufacturer of engineered wood products, reached €231.0m in 2017, a reduction of €9.9m (-4.1%) compared to 2016. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:54:02 GMT China/US trade dispute: plywood producers urged to capture the moment http://www.wbpionline.com/news/chinaus-trade-dispute-plywood-producers-urged-to-capture-the-moment-6122995 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/chinaus-trade-dispute-plywood-producers-urged-to-capture-the-moment-6122995 The trade dispute between China and the US has benefitted the Indonesian timber sector according to Purwadi Soeprihanto, executive director of the Association of Indonesian Forest Concessionaires (APHI). Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:52:54 GMT Mexican fibreboard imports down 14.5% in 2017 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/mexican-fibreboard-imports-down-145-in-2017-6122994 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/mexican-fibreboard-imports-down-145-in-2017-6122994 Mexican fibreboard imports reached US$150.1m in 2017 and were down 14.5%, compared to US$175.6m 2016. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:51:04 GMT